Tag: guitar

Free Guitar Lesson: 1 String Exercise

Getting your fingers to untwist themselves can be a frustrating process. Practice is king – for the exercise we’re going to use the ‘G’ string as our basis and the notes from the A minor(natural) scale have been used – this will hopefully give us a few things, Learn how to use our fingers properly. […]

Silent Night – TAB and Chords for beginner

Easy to play arrangement for Silent Night – Both TAB and Chords. Tabulature can be played with fingers or plectrum – if using plectrum the lower bass note can be missed out to make playing the melody easier. If playing with fingers use Thumb to play string while finger plays thinner string. It’s arranged in […]

Beginners Electric Guitar Pack Advice

Well it’s that time of year again, hopefully you’ve landed on this page looking for a good value Electric Guitar or Starter pack. I’ll be honest, as a guitar teacher I’m always asked what’s the best guitar to start on and how much should I spend. I always respond that you pay what you can […]

Behringer VD-1 Vintage Distortion Pedal review

Below is a test of the Behringer Vintage Distortion – The VD-1. I really like this cheapo pedal, it looks like a brick and sounds like a ton of bricks. If you’re looking for a cool budget distortion then this in my humble opinion is it. It’s very light when handled. Bit of blurb below, […]

Electro Harmonix – Pulsar Audio Review

One of my all time favourite effects is the Tremelo effect, it’s very cool. A few months I decided to dispense with my trusty Behringer guitar rack unit and get back into seperates. The benefits are better control, less reliance on presets – hell it’s fun as well as getting some awesome sounds. My favourite […]

Strumming 1 2 3+4+

Strumming Pattern: 1 2 3+4+ Example 1: A major, Amaj7, A7 and D major Example 2: D major, Dmaj7, D7, G major Example 3: C major, Am7, Dm7, G7 Example 4: D7, G7, A7, D7